Lorenzo de' Medici,  aka Lorenzo the Magnificent, his full name was Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici (1449-1492). He was the eldest son of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici and Lucrezia Tornabuoni.   He was a diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artists, and poets.  He is buried in the Medici Chapel in Florence.  Portrait by Agnolo Bronzino.

Lorenzo de' Medici, aka Lorenzo the Magnificent, his full name was Lorenzo di Piero de' Medici (1449-1492). He was the eldest son of Piero di Cosimo de' Medici and Lucrezia Tornabuoni. He was a diplomat, politician and patron of scholars, artists, and poets. He is buried in the Medici Chapel in Florence. Portrait by Agnolo Bronzino.

Giuliano de Medici 1453-1478 The illegitimate son of Cosimo de Medici, the most important patron of the arts during the Renaissance. Giulian...

Giuliano de Medici 1453-1478 The illegitimate son of Cosimo de Medici, the most important patron of the arts during the Renaissance. Giulian...

Palazzo Medici. Built as a home for Cosimo de Medici and his  successor Lorenzo de Medici.  It was also the home of young Catherine de Medici.  Florence, ITALY.

Palazzo Medici. Built as a home for Cosimo de Medici and his successor Lorenzo de Medici. It was also the home of young Catherine de Medici. Florence, ITALY.

Blown away by the floors in the Medici Princes Chapel, Florence, Italy.

Blown away by the floors in the Medici Princes Chapel, Florence, Italy.

Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence and patron of arts.  Many have emphasized the role played by the Medici, a banking family and later ducal ruling house, in patronizing and stimulating the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici (1449–1492) was the catalyst for an enormous amount of arts patronage, encouraging his countrymen to commission works from Florence's leading artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, and Michelangelo Buonarroti.

Lorenzo de' Medici, ruler of Florence and patron of arts. Many have emphasized the role played by the Medici, a banking family and later ducal ruling house, in patronizing and stimulating the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici (1449–1492) was the catalyst for an enormous amount of arts patronage, encouraging his countrymen to commission works from Florence's leading artists, including Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, and Michelangelo Buonarroti.

"Lorenzo de Medici" Antique Bronze Sculpture after Michelangelo, 19th century | From a unique collection of antique and modern sculptures at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/sculptures/

"Lorenzo de Medici" Antique Bronze Sculpture after Michelangelo, 19th century

"Lorenzo de Medici" Antique Bronze Sculpture after Michelangelo, 19th century | From a unique collection of antique and modern sculptures at https://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/decorative-objects/sculptures/

Clarice de' Medici (1493-1528), was the daughter of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici aka Piero the Unfortunate, and Alfonsina Orsini. In 1508 she married Filippo Strozzi the Younger and they had ten children.

Clarice de' Medici (1493-1528), was the daughter of Piero di Lorenzo de' Medici aka Piero the Unfortunate, and Alfonsina Orsini. In 1508 she married Filippo Strozzi the Younger and they had ten children.

This is Lorenzo de Medici.  The Medici family was an influential and very powerful family who paid for the Italian Renaissance.  They were the Catholic Church's first bank, were patrons to many artists, and liked political power.

This is Lorenzo de Medici. The Medici family was an influential and very powerful family who paid for the Italian Renaissance. They were the Catholic Church's first bank, were patrons to many artists, and liked political power.

Montblanc - Lorenzo De Medici  - 1992  Edition: 4,810 Pens  Type: Fountain Pen

Montblanc - Lorenzo De Medici - 1992 Edition: 4,810 Pens Type: Fountain Pen

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Han adına Floransa dükü Lorenzo de' Medici tarafından bastırılan madalyon.. Üç taç: Batı Roma, Doğu Roma ve Osmanlı.

Fatih Sultan Mehmet Han adına Floransa dükü Lorenzo de' Medici tarafından bastırılan madalyon.. Üç taç: Batı Roma, Doğu Roma ve Osmanlı.

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